(Lawrenceville, Ga., Oct. 26, 2017) – The Georgia Recreation and Park Association (GRPA), District 7 held its annual banquet on Oct. 25, in Forsyth County to recognize the many talented and hardworking members in the parks and recreation industry. Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation (GCPR) was presented with awards in three categories. The Volunteer Award was presented to Jane Montgomery for volunteering more than 7,000 hours in the past seven years with Gwinnett SenioR Learning Center, a volunteer led organization dedicated to teaching computer skills to active adults ages 50 and up.

GRPA also presented the prestigious Parks and Outdoor Professional Award to Bobby Chavis for his commitment to excellence and steadfast work ethic. The District Programmer of the Year award was presented to Kristin Munroe for producing aquatic programming that exceeds her areas of responsibility to include other aquatic centers, park space around her centers, recreation centers, and outside agencies all together. GCPR would like to congratulate all the winners of the GRPA District 7. For more information on GRPA, visit

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